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How Can Doing the Dishes Can Save Your Relationship?

Read that title again because you have to understand how important the little things are. I know you've got things to do, so I'm going to keep this post super short and sweet. The dishes... Really? Absolutely! It seems tiny and insignificant, but trust me (guys out there), if you're getting home from work and … Continue reading How Can Doing the Dishes Can Save Your Relationship?

Three Ways To Get Yourself (And Your Home) Spring Ready

That's right, "Spring cleaning" is a real thing, and not just a saying that people use when they throw out your favorite things in the garage that you haven't seen or used in six years.

Manufacturing Skills That Are Transferable

Two years ago, it seemed as if there would never be another job where I would ever make as much money as a I did in manufacturing because I didn't have skills relevant to any other line of work. I'm still not convinced that I can make "manufacturing money" anywhere else. But the truth is … Continue reading Manufacturing Skills That Are Transferable

3 Tips To Enjoy Your Job

Let's face it, job hopping can have a traumatic effect on your finances if you do it too often. Switching jobs comes with the loss of benefits from your current employer, sometimes a pay cut, and a change in commute to name a few. Before you decide to jump ship, take a healthy assessment of … Continue reading 3 Tips To Enjoy Your Job

Are Young Dads Prepared?

Being a father is not much like playing baseball, except for the fact that you can't just walk off the field when the inning is difficult. [I apologize for that cheesy analogy].

Do engineers make trouble?

While fabricators have to make a product to fit the parameters in the blueprint, engineers are the reason that blueprint exists. If you're an individual party without a perspective on this relationship, you've probably rarely (if ever) thought about how "things" get made in the world around you. That metal handrail you use every day, … Continue reading Do engineers make trouble?

Holiday Gifts for the Handy Person in Your Life

You've been online searching for days, through Lowes, Home Depot and Amazon for a gift that your crafty family member, spouse, or friend will enjoy. It seems like an impossible task, because you might not be too certain what you're looking at, or what is "good". Narrowing down their needs will help you decide, depending … Continue reading Holiday Gifts for the Handy Person in Your Life